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Hiking - 9 - Villars - Les Bouquetins - Bretaye

You want to get to Bretaye on foot? This path via Les Bouquetins gets you there in an hour!

Villars (Roc d'Orsay) - Les Bouquetins – Bretaye

Starting from the Roc d'Orsay car park, facing the gondola lift, you take the Route des Layeux on your left then the first road on your right (Route des Cheseaux). Heading towards La Résidence, you’ll walk under the gondolas then in a little while leave the road and take the path along the stream, La Petite Gryonne, along an uphill shady path, through chalets and apartment blocks.
Then you keep climbing, mainly through forest, until you get to Les Bouquetins, passing the Maison de Montagne nearby. Just one last effort and you’ll reach Les Bouquetins and see Bretaye a few hundred metres further on.

Technical data

3 km
Difference in height
17 Metres


Office du Tourisme de Villars
Avenue Centrale 140
CP 100
1884 Villars-sur-Ollon - CH

Tel : +41 24 495 32 32


Summer hiking map (application/pdf)

Télécabines du Roc d’Orsay

Télécabines du Roc d’Orsay


The modern Roc d’Orsay gondolas take you to the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area, to the start of some fantastic hikes or ski rides or just to a mountain terrace.

Maison de Montagne de Bretaye

Maison de Montagne de Bretaye

Villars sur Ollon

Situated at 1,700 metres in the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Diablerets ski area, the Maison de Montagne de Bretaye has a unique and attractive location. Accessible via the "Bex-Villars-Bretaye" little mountain train, the Maison de Montagne is ideal for groups, schools, families or passing guests.

Picnic area - Bretaye

Picnic area - Bretaye


Fancy a picnic with the Dents du Midi, Grand Muveran and Mont Blanc as your backdrop? Then head for Bretaye where you can relax and enjoy yourself in a spectacular setting.

Alpage de Bretaye

Alpage de Bretaye


Tommes de chèvre, snacks with local products, visits to animal sheds. Sheep, cows and goats. Milking from 4 to 6 p.m.

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